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McDonald’s is practically ubiquitous in the United States. Sometimes it feels like you can’t drive more than a mile or two without seeing the Golden Arches. (In some places, that is literally...
The overall racial and ethnic diversity of the United States has increased since 2010, according to 2020 Census analyses. But what makes the U.S. more diverse? Simply having more people of different...
Sometimes, it feels like there is road construction everywhere — all the time. It seems that just as repairs on one section of the highway are done, another section is being widened. And yet,...
It cannot be denied — Americans love pickup trucks. Once again in 2023, pickup trucks dominated car sales, capturing the top three spots. In third place was Stellantis’ Ram pickup with 444,926...
Salmon is big business in the United States. The nation’s salmon industry is worth over $3 billion annually and includes both farm-raised and wild-caught fish. Along with commercial fishing, salmon...
Alaska is the largest U.S. state in terms of total area. If it was placed over the contiguous U.S., it would touch both the Atlantic and Pacific coasts. However, despite its immense size, Alaska has...
Small earthquakes can occur anywhere in the world, according to the United States Geological Survey – including every state in the U.S. While some states experience seismic activity that can...
On Sept. 8, a devastating earthquake struck Morocco, killing nearly 3,000 people and injuring over 5,000. Some mountain villages near the epicenter were almost completely destroyed and historic...
The U.S. Geological Survey defines an earthquake as “any sudden release of energy in the Earth’s crust that creates seismic waves.” Earthquakes can be caused by a variety of...
Last Summer, U.S. gas prices exceeded $5 for the first time in history. The causes included the end of the pandemic leading to an increase in demand, and the Russian invasion of Ukraine, resulting in...
As the sayings go, taxes are one of the few certainties in life, and the annual ritual of filling them with the IRS is not one that many people look forward to. The average American paid $10,845 in...
What’s better than a pumpkin spice latte and unlikely to go out of fashion? Autumn foliage. Nearly every state goes through a dramatic, multicolored transformation as temperatures drop in the fall....
An index of 17 health indicators with Americans 65 and older indicates that Alaska is the worst state for a healthy retirement.